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Business sanitizes Franklin first-responder gear for free

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YOUNGSVILLE — A local business reached out to law enforcement agencies and offered to sanitize all their emergency equipment at no charge, according to the town of Youngsville.

Builder Services Inc. of NC volunteered its infectious control team at the Youngsville Police Department on Tuesday, the town said in a press release. The team used hospital-grade, Environmental Protection Agency-approved disinfectants to sanitize the town’s police vehicles and equipment, to protect against possible COVID-19 infections.

Builder Services also offered the cleaning to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office and other law enforcement agencies, officials said.

“We are very thankful for the service of all first responders,” said Ben Bass, the company’s executive vice president. “As we all go through this pandemic together, we feel this is the least we can do during this time of need.”

Builder Services Inc. is a full-service restoration company based in Creedmoor.

“The town is grateful to have such a staunch ally in our business community,” said Youngsville Mayor Fonzie Flowers. “The manner in which Builder Services is helping so many agencies in our area really sets the example for what businesses can do to chip-in during this challenging time.”